Meal Times

Friday 25

'DRUNKEN MASTER' OFF-CENTERED BEER FEAST This Off Centered Film Fest special event combines a kung-fu classic, a five-course meal, and eight Dogfish Head beers. Fri., April 25, 7pm. (2014) Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., Bldg. F, 512/861-7070. $75. www.drafthouse.com/austin

SUPPER FRIENDS: INTERIOR MEXICAN End the month with their most requested menu, a multicourse Interior Mexican dinner prepared by chef Jason Carroll. Reserve online. Fri., April 25, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $45. www.supperfriends.com

Saturday 26

CHILI COOKOFF Categories include chili, brisket, beans, and ribs; entry fees apply for competitors. Sat., April 26, 8am-9pm. (2014) American Legion Post 83, 4401 E. St. Elmo, 512/442-2896. Free. www.americanlegion83.com

CRAWFISH FESTIVAL Festivities include a 5K run, a gumbo cookoff, and performances by Cory Morrow and Kevin Fowler. Sat., April 26, 11am-11pm. (2014) Comal County Fairgrounds, 701 Common Street, New Braunfels. $12-20. www.crawfishfestivalnewbraunfels.com

LONESTAR CRAWFISH FESTIVAL All-you-can-eat crawfish, with Pat Green and William Clark Green performing. Sat., April 26, 6:30-10:30pm. (2014) Stubb's, 801 Red River, 512/699-3467. $35-60. www.lonestarcrawfishfestival.org

Sunday 27

GLOBAL SOUP PARTY Benefits Cooking Up Cultures. Sun., April 27, 5-8pm. (2014) In.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd., 512/814-5533. Free. www.globalsoup.eventbrite.com

SUPPER FRIENDS: SUNDAY BRUNCH Begin this leisurely brunch with a serrano sangrita and passed appetizers before settling in for a few courses. Reserve online. Sun., April 27, 11am-2pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $38. www.supperfriends.com

Monday 28

'ANTHONY BOURDAIN: PARTS UNKNOWN' SNEAK PREVIEW In this episode, the traveling chef and cultural observer visits Mexico to explore food and culture and the impact of drug-related violence. Mon., April 28, 7pm. (2014) Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 512/974-3772. Free. www.maccaustin.org

NOLA CULTURAL FUSION DINNER Chef Gribkov welcomes legendary New Orleans restaurateur Henri Alciatore to present a six-course meal fusing classic Russian dishes with Cajun-Creole cuisine. Reserve by phone. Mon., April 28, 6:30pm. (2014) Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. $55. www.russianhouseofaustin.com

SPRING PRIX FIXE MENU Enjoy three-course meals for two; choose one appetizer, two entrees, and one dessert from new dishes and old favorites Mondays through Wednesdays. Mon., March 24 - Wed., April 30, (2014) Corazon at Castle Hill CLOSED. $40. www.corazonatcastlehill.com

Tuesday 29

ANDIAMO RISTORANTE MONTHLY WINE DINNER Enjoy a multicourse dinner based on dishes from Andiamo's spring menu paired with wines. Reserve by phone or email. Tue., April 29, 7pm. (2014) $50. andiamoitaliano@gmail.com

SPRING PRIX FIXE MENU Enjoy three-course meals for two; choose one appetizer, two entrees, and one dessert from new dishes and old favorites Mondays through Wednesdays. Mon., March 24 - Wed., April 30, (2014) Corazon at Castle Hill CLOSED. $40. www.corazonatcastlehill.com

TRAILER FOOD TUESDAY The last Tuesday of the month ritual returns to the terrace with live music, Real Ale beers, wine and spirits, plus a different, mouth-watering array of local food trucks every month. Bring the family and a picnic blanket for food and fun. Tue., April 29, 5-9pm. (2014) Long Center for the Performing Arts City Terrace, 512/474-5664.

Wednesday 30

SPRING PRIX FIXE MENU Enjoy three-course meals for two; choose one appetizer, two entrees, and one dessert from new dishes and old favorites Mondays through Wednesdays. Mon., March 24 - Wed., April 30, (2014) Corazon at Castle Hill CLOSED. $40. www.corazonatcastlehill.com

Thursday 1

NEON NIGHTS Enjoy Tito's cocktails, live music, and food from chef David Waggoner at this neon-art gallery. Thu., May 1, 6-9pm. (2014) Roadhouse Relics, 1720 S. First, 512/442-6366. www.roadhouserelics.com

OCCUPY RUSSIAN HOUSE: MAY DAY Celebrate both spring and May Day in Russian fashion, with food, drinks, and music. Thu., May 1, 9pm-1am. (2014) Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. Free. russianbistro@gmail.com, www.russianhouseofaustin.com

SIXTH ANNUAL AMERICAN WHISKEY FESTIVAL Raise a glass to American bourbon and Tennessee, Canadian, and rye whiskies at this annual fest. A shuttle bus will run from Opal Divine's other locations; seating is limited, so RSVP is a must. Part of the proceeds will benefit Meals on Wheels. Thu., May 1, 7-10pm. (2014) Opal Divine's Penn Field, 3601-K S. Congress, 512/707-0237. $40 in advance, $45 at door. www.opaldivines.com

STILL HUNGRY? Find more events – including Kentucky Derby watch parties and Cinco de Mayo celebrations – online. Thu., May 1, (2014) Various venues. www.austinchronicle.com/calendar/community/

Ongoing

$0.25 MARTINI LUNCH Select martinis for a quarter on weekdays. Monday-Friday, 11-2 The Parish Underground, 214 E. Sixth, 512/494-6078. www.bealestreettavern.com

12 DAYS OF DESSERTS Each dinner features desserts themed for a day in the classic song. Through Dec. 24 laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

ACC’S BISTRO 3158 International cuisine from Austin Community College Culinary Arts students. Thursdays, 6pm ACC Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd, 512/223-5334. $22. www.austincc.edu/cularts/Bistro

AFTERNOON HIGH TEA Every Sunday afternoon, this Downtown cafe transforms into a Victorian tea room with plenty of brewed teas, dainty finger sandwiches, and delectable desserts. Hours by appointment. Sundays Cafe Ruckus, 409 W. Second, 512/476-7825. $30. info@caferuckus.com, www.caferuckus.com

ALL-DAY HAPPY HOUR $9 selected sake carafes. Wednesdays, 11am-10pm Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen, 1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081. www.luckyrobotrestaurant.com

BANGER'S BIG BAND BRUNCH Don't fear the Manmosa. Sundays, 11am-3pm Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden, 79 Rainey, 512/386-1656. www.bangersaustin.com

BARTON CREEK FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

BLUEBONNET FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm 2323 S. Lamar. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

BOGGY CREEK FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8am-1pm Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650. www.boggycreekfarm.com

CEDAR PARK FARMERS MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park, 512/257-8500. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/cedar-park

COMMUNITY TABLE AT UCHI Enter a lottery to attend a community table at Uchi. Tue., Nov. 25, (2014) Uchi, 801 S. Lamar, 512/916-4808. austin@uchirestaurants.com, uchiaustin.com

CULINARY CRAWLS Explore Austin's culinary scene with your fellow foodies. Thursdays, 6-8:30pm www.austindetours.com

DRINK LOCAL HAPPY HOUR Local brews for cheap. What better way to prepare for hump day? Tuesdays, 5-7pm Contigo, 2027 Anchor, 512/614-2260. $2 pints. www.contigoaustin.com

ESPRESSO HAPPY HOUR Get your morning buzz on with free espresso shots. Tuesdays, 10-11am Thunderbird Cafe and Tap Room, 1401 Koenig, 512/420-8660. Free. www.thunderbirdaustin.com

HOLIDAY FAVORITES AT CENTRAL MARKET’S COOKING SCHOOL An array of holiday-themed cooking classes. Sun., Nov. 2, (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. centralmarket.turnstilesystems.com/LocationDetail.aspx/AustinNorthLamar

HOPE FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm Plaza Saltillo, 412 Comal, 512/727-8363. www.hopefarmersmarket.org

HOTEL SAN JOSE'S BAVARIAN NIGHTS Tue., Dec. 16, (2014) Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. www.sanjosehotel.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz, $3 mimosas, and a brunch buffet. Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 15, Nov. 22 Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. $24. www.sanjosehotel.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz accompanies this bimonthly brunch buffet held in the hotel's courtyard lounge. $3 mimosas. Second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 10am-2pm Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. www.sanjosehotel.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Sundays, 11am-2pm CRAVE, 304 E. Second, 512/469-0000. www.cravetexas.com

LAV APRÈS-MIDI Discounted wine, cocktails, and small plates. Tuesdays-Fridays, 5-6:30pm laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

LAV LATE NIGHT Weekend reverse happy hour. Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30pm laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

LONE STAR FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Shops at the Galleria, Shops Parkway, off Highway 71, Bee Cave. www.lonestarfarmersmarket.com

LONGHORN BREAKFAST CLUB Bloody Mary bar and brunch menu every home game day. Complimentary party bus to tailgates. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 & 27 J Black's, 710-B W. Sixth, 512/433-6954. www.jblacks.com

MUELLER FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Mueller Hangar, 4550 Mueller Blvd. www.texasfarmersmarket.org

PRIMETIME HAPPY HOUR Late-night happy hour. Nightly, 7-10pm W Hotel, 200 Lavaca, 512/542-3600. www.whotelaustin.com

SFC DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe, 512/974-6700. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC EAST FARMERS' MARKET Tuesdays, 3pm-7pm Corner of MLK & Miriam. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC SUNSET VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SPRINGDALE FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9am-1pm Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale, 512/386-8899. www.springdalefarmaustin.com

TAILGATE ON THE LAWN Three hours prior to UT football kickoff time, Hotel Ella serves up food, brews, and cocktails, plus shuttle service to and from the stadium. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 Hotel Ella, 1900 Rio Grande, 512/495-1800. $50. www.hotelella.com

TIKI SUNDAYS AT PÉCHÉ Enjoy imaginative tiki cocktails every Sunday; grass skirts and leis optional. Sundays Peche, 208 W. Fourth, 512/494-4011. www.pecheaustin.com

TOKYO HAPPY HOUR BRUNCH Check out the new Tokyo Brunch menu on weekends where made-from-scratch Japanese dishes are paired with sake cocktails. Enjoy happy hour prices from 10-11:30am at brunch during an introductory period. Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen, 1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081. www.luckyrobotrestaurant.com

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